DrnkMcDermott (2902) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - DEC 21, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draft at Half Acre, from my March 2013 notes. I see I didn’t have a lot to say about this, even though I was clearly impressed based on the numbers I wrote down. Basically, it was a typical small brewer’s big IPA. The nose brought me big pine and citrus, and then on the tongue, i feel more of that big hoppy pine note. The lacy foam gets into my mouth too, and helps deliver more pinpricks of hoppy goodness. If you had it, you know what I mean. I have another beer on my page of notes below this one, which rated slightly lower, so it’s not just the cumulative effect of my many tasters.
Homer321 (2745) - Melboring, Florida, USA - JUL 26, 2015
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draft at half. Huge citrus nose with a light pepper bite. Light caramel. Taste is more malt forward than nose would lend you to believe. Overall the hood seem a bit muted. Malt forward. Not my bag.
Atom (1774) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 15, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at half acre taproom, pours a hazy Amber/orang with a large off-white head. Big citrus hop aroma, grapefruit and orange, light pine and malt. Citrus hops dominate with a mild resinous pine lightly floral with a steady malt base. Well done and drinkable!
blipp (6957) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 5, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Pours amber orange with a white head. Fruity hops, mild malty sweetness, some citric and grassy notes, and a lightly bitter finish. Pretty good.
DedicatedToFun (3934) - Santa Monica, California, USA - MAY 27, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap, orange pour white head, nose and taste are grapefruit, citrus, hoppy, pretty good ipa I do believe
rxeight (1885) - Illinois, USA - MAY 15, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On draft (and growler from) brewery taproom. Darker golden orange for an IPA. Orange, tropical citrus. Very hoppy, low bitterness for how hoppy it is. Has a strong pale malt base.
raoul_duke (169) - - FEB 21, 2015
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Growler from half acre. Orange and tan appearance, not much head. Hop and resin strong flavor. This is great.
arminjewell (8618) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - FEB 21, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pour on tap at the brewery, hazy golden pour with thin white head, aroma brought notes of orange, grapefruit, lemon, hints of pine into some slight resin, touch of biscuit, caramel, slight yeast. Taste is a mix of orange, grapefruit, slight pineapple into a bit of biscuit, bread, and yeast, finishing bitter, dry.
GreatDane1632 (1021) - Alabama, USA - DEC 18, 2014
4.5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap at the brewery during Big Hugs day -- a very orange caramel colored pour. This has extremely aromatic hops that a juicy and flavorful with a zippy malt backing.
Desverger (3866) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 14, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap@Mikkeller Bar, CPH, (24/10/2014) - amber coloured pour with white head. Citrus fruity aroma and taste, some caramel malts, citrus rind, tangerine, some pine notes, great bitter finish. Lovely.
Pailhead (5633) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - NOV 14, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap: The aroma consists of dank citrus, grapefruit, light lemon, and toasty notes. It’s a hazy (bordering on cloudy brownish-orange with a small beige head that has a soapy film and lacing. The flavor starts with a light toasted caramel with a touch of fruit. The finish has light-moderate dank hops, grapefruit, and a touch of florals. It’s light-medium bodied with mild carbonation. Overall, pretty tasty, but a little too much caramel for my IPA preferences.